Web Sites on Quilts

http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/ArtsEdNet/Images/P/quilting.html
shows an image of the folk painting The Quilting Party from which Bertha Stenge's quilt of the same name was taken, with information on the image.

http://www.thecraftstudio.com/qwc
Quilting with Children gives a teacher illustrated steps and good instructions on making different kinds of quilts with groups of children. A listserv is also available with this site.

http://www.poly-fil.com/crafts/HowToChooseBatting.html
An article by the Fairfield Company on which type of batting fits your project.

http://quilting.miningco.com/library/weekly/aa042797.htm
Susan Druding has collected quilt history of block patterns, other articles on the history of quilting and lots of other quilt links. Updated weekly.

http://www.quiltingtechniquesinc.com/lesson.htm
A lesson in appliqué from a product, Quilter's Basting Glu-Tube, that may have applications in the classroom for younger children.

http://nequiltmuseum.org/
The New England Quilt Museum's site has photos from exhibitions, background information on exhibits, and general information. Colorful and easy to navigate.

http://w3.one.net/~davidxix/Pages
Quilt links of interest from art quilter David Walker's Homepages.

http://www.workhouse.com/girls/american_lady/index.html
The American Lady section of this workhouse.com.girls site has a history of ladies' magazines, including Godey's and information on inventions and ideas, like the sewing machine and patterns.

http://www.goshen.edu/~lonhs/SamYoder.html
Goshen College site that has a simple introduction to the Amish philosophy, a deeper essay by Leonard Groos, and Amish quilt images.

http://www.americanarts.com/alifcult.htm
The Durango Trading Company has an Amish-life information section that includes quilting.

http://www.barnesandnoble.com
keyword quilt in the kids' sections under the 7-9 and 9-12 age groups.